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association news AOC REMEMBERS KITTYHAWK CROW Joseph Scott Conway passed away February 24 in Kettering, OH, at age 83. An AOC member since 1969, Joe was well-known for his enthusiastic participation in the Kittyhawk Chapter, based in Dayton. He was a faithful attendee of the chapter’s annual Scholarship Outing Committee, its Awards Committee and its Program Committee. Joe graduated from DePaul Academy in 1941. His interest in defense electronics was encouraged by his assignment as a radio operator for the US Navy during World War II. Following his service, he was hired by IITRI in Chicago, IL, and then relocated to Dayton in the 1960s. Over his lifetime, Joe worked at Litton Applied Technology Division (ATD) and the Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC) as well. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed vacations with his family. Joe is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary; his sister; his two sons and three daughters; as well as 11 grandchildren. Donations in his name can be made to the Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607, The Journal of Electronic Defense | May 2009 DEFENSE ENGINEERING PRESIDENT VISITS CHESAPEAKE BAY ROOST The AOC’s Chesapeake Bay Roost hosted Dr. Mike Pacsale, president of Engenium Technologies Corp. (ETC), as the guest speaker for its March luncheon. ETC, headquartered in Columbia, MD, is an electrical and computer engineering design fi rm serving Department of Defense (DOD) and intelligence customers. For his presentation, Dr. Pascale spoke to the Roost members about Dopplerbased geolocation from space and the French Argos satellite system. He gave an overview of several Doppler-based geolocation techniques and provided examples of the types of performance that are achieved from space systems such as the French Argos system. The Chesapeake Bay Roost holds luncheons on the third Thursday of every month from September to May at the National Electronics Museum in Linthicum, MD. To learn more about the Roost and all of its activities, contact Roost President John Hawkins at a 55 Pictured above, left to right, are Dr. Mike Pascale, president of the Engenium Technologies Corporation (ETC), and Charles Senft, the acting luncheon chairman.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - May 2009

JED - May 2009
The View From Here
From the President
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
Protecting Helicopters
Ground-Based COMINT Steps Up
Roost Profile
EW 101
AOC News
Index to Advertisers
JED Sales Offices
JED Quick Look

JED - May 2009